"Boot Camp" Clinical Research Immersion Program

Ashley Brady
June 19, 2015

Are you interested in a career in clinical research?  Want to find out more about this career path? 

Sign up to participate in the Clinical Research Bootcamp offered by the Research Support Services Office at Vanderbilt

The next Bootcamp session will be held:

 Friday, July 24th at 8:30am-4:00pm. Registration is now open via the Education Calendar.

The purpose of "Boot Camp"  is to provide clinical research staff with the fundamentals of clinical research. This 8 hour session will present an overview of the requirements and processes necessary for the conduct of clinical research at Vanderbilt, with direction to internal and external resources. 

Sample topics presented at Boot Camp include the following:

VUMC Research Environment and Resources
Laws, Regulations, Guiding Principles and Policies
Key Terminology in Human Subject Research
Responsibilities of the Investigative Study Team and Sponsor
Life Cycle of Clinical Research Study
Protocol Implementation
Study Documentation*
Recruitment of Study Participants*
Informed Consent Process*
Adverse Event Reporting*

* these topics are presented in more detail during a Boot Camp follow-up session

​View the Education Calendar for the next Boot Camp and Boot Camp follow up sessions.

For more information and to register for this event, please visit: